Elshadai Smith-Mensah

2020 Rotary Global Grant Scholarship

Elshadai Smith-Mensah

Elshadai Smith-Mensah

Elshadai Smith-Mensah has earned a Rotary Global Grant Scholarship for travel to London where she will pursue a master’s degree at the London School of Economics. Rotary Global Grants support humanitarian work, scholarships, and vocational training projects aimed at building international relationships, promoting peace, and improving lives.

This award will enable me to pursue my dream masters: a rigorous learning environment, community engagement, and understanding of how organizations can inspire people to believe in their mission."

Collegiate Experience

  • Areas of Study:

    • Graduated in May 2019 with a degree in marketing

    Additional Awards:

    • Best of College of Business Student of 2019, Flag Bearer and Trustees Scholarship

Inspired By

Jenna Haugen, Claire Arnold, Nat Irvin, and Dean Todd Mooradian of the College of Business helped endlessly through the process. Through providing invaluable opportunities that put me on the path to the London School of Economics to writing exemplary letters of recommendation, they had pivotal roles in this success

Hometown Information

  • Hometown:

    Ashland, KY
  • High school:

    Paul G. Blazer High School (2015)

  • Parents:

    William Smith-Mensah and Semegne Haile of Ashland, KY.